1961–62 Primeira Divisão

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Portuguese Liga
Season 1961-62
Champions Sporting
Matches played 182
Goals scored 617 (3.39 per match)

Statistics of Portuguese Liga in the 1961/1962 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 14 teams, and Sporting Clube de Portugal won the championship.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 Sporting CP (C) 26 19 5 2 66 17 43 European Cup
2 F.C. Porto 26 18 5 3 57 16 41 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
3 S.L. Benfica 26 14 8 4 69 38 36 European Cup
4 GD CUF 26 14 5 7 44 34 33
5 C.F. Os Belenenses 26 12 7 7 51 35 31 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
6 Atlético Clube de Portugal 26 11 4 11 41 42 26
7 Leixões S.C. 26 10 3 13 47 55 23
8 S.C. Olhanense 26 8 6 12 33 41 22
9 Vitória S.C. 26 9 4 13 44 47 22
10 Académica de Coimbra 26 9 4 13 44 54 22
11 S.C. Beira-Mar (R) 26 8 5 13 43 61 21 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
12 Lusitano G.C. 26 9 2 15 31 42 20
13 S.C. Covilhã (R) 26 6 5 15 30 48 17 Relegation to Segunda Divisão
14 S.C. Salgueiros (R) 26 2 3 21 17 87 7 Relegation to Segunda Divisão

Details of participants[edit]

Location of teams in 1961–62 Primeira Liga

Details of the 14 participants are provided below:

Clubs Seasons at this level Settlements Season joined league Position in 1960/1961
Benfica 28 seasons Lisbon 1934/1935 1
Sporting 28 seasons Lisbon 1934/1935 2
FC Porto 28 seasons Porto 1934/1935 3
Belenenses 28 seasons Lisbon 1934/1935 5
Académica 27 seasons Coimbra 1949/1950 7
Vitória Guimarães 18 seasons Guimarães 1958/1959 4
Atlético 16 seasons Lisbon 1959/1960 10
Sporting Covilhã 13 seasons Covilhã 1958/1959 9
Olhanense 11 seasons Olhão 1961/1962 Segunda Divisão
Lusitano Évora 10 seasons Évora 1952/1953 11
CUF 9 seasons Barreiro 1954/1955 6
Salgueiros 6 seasons Porto 1960/1961 12
Leixões 5 seasons Matosinhos 1959/1960 8
Beira Mar 1 season Aveiro 1961/1962 Segunda Divisão

League results[edit]

SP PT BF CUF BL AT LX OL VG AC BM LE SC SG
Sporting 0-1 3-1 3-0 3-1 4-0 5-0 4-1 2-1 4-0 2-1 0-0 3-0 6-0
FC Porto 0-2 2-1 5-0 5-0 4-1 3-1 4-0 3-0 1-0 2-0 4-0 2-0 1-0
Benfica 3-3 1-1 1-1 0-0 2-1 7-1 4-2 1-0 4-2 8-1 3-1 1-1 8-1
CUF 1-3 2-1 1-3 2-0 3-0 2-1 4-3 1-0 6-2 2-2 3-1 2-0 4-0
Belenenses 0-1 3-3 2-2 5-1 0-2 6-3 1-0 1-1 2-0 4-1 1-0 4-2 4-0
Atlético 0-3 1-4 0-3 0-0 0-3 4-1 3-0 3-3 3-0 4-1 1-0 2-1 7-0
Leixões 2-1 0-0 1-2 2-1 1-1 2-0 2-0 2-3 5-0 3-2 3-0 2-1 5-0
Olhanense 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 3-1 3-1 0-0 1-0 2-2 6-2 0-1 1-0 2-0
Vitória Guimarães 1-3 1-0 2-2 2-0 1-1 1-3 3-2 2-0 3-0 2-3 5-2 3-1 6-1
Académica 0-3 0-2 3-1 0-1 2-1 2-2 5-2 1-2 3-0 7-1 2-0 0-0 8-1
Beira Mar 1-1 1-1 2-3 0-3 0-3 0-1 3-1 1-0 3-1 1-1 4-0 1-1 3-0
Lusitano Évora 1-3 0-2 0-1 0-0 1-3 0-1 4-0 2-1 4-1 5-0 2-1 3-0 2-1
Sporting Covilhã 0-2 1-4 2-1 0-2 1-1 1-0 2-1 2-0 4-2 1-2 3-4 1-2 4-2
Salgueiros 1-1 0-1 4-5 0-2 0-3 1-1 0-4 1-3 1-0 1-2 0-4 1-0 1-1

Leading scorer[edit]

Azumir Veríssimo (Futebol Clube do Porto) was the top scorer of the season with 23 goals.

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Azumir Brazil FC Porto 23

Promotion and relegation 1962/1963[edit]

Relegation to Segunda Divisão
Promotion to Primeira Divisão

Footnotes[edit]

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